Category Archives: Media

Celebrating libraries, archives and museums in Wales

October and November are busy times in Wales for celebrating libraries, archives and museums as each sector has a festival to help everyone get to know their museum, archive and library and what’s on offer. (I’m very grateful to Emma … Continue reading

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Adults’ media use, particularly of the Internet, from Ofcom research

Last month (April 2016), Ofcom produced its annual Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes Report for the UK. This research report looks at “media use, attitudes and understanding, and how these change over time, with a particular focus on those groups that … Continue reading

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It’s #lovedigital time for Welsh libraries

Libraries of all types across Wales will be celebrating #lovedigital for a week from 21-28th Nov 2015, using the hashtag #lovedigital and #carudigidol in Welsh. The week builds on the success of last year’s #lovelibraries theme, but is focused on … Continue reading

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‘Leap in and have a go’ at marketing

TV presenter Sara Edwards encouraged library staff to “leap in and have a go” at marketing especially working with the media, during the Marketing Excellence Awards in Wales last month. These awards have been held for several years now, to … Continue reading

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Reasons to love your library for National Libraries Day

Those of you who know me and my slightly hippier side will know that I believe in things like compassion, love and kindness, to yourself and all living beings. Therefore the campaign to write a love letter to your library … Continue reading

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Why I #LoveLibraries and #CaruLlyfrgelloedd

In Wales the #LoveLibraries (or in Welsh #CaruLlyfrgelloedd) campaign has just started (mid Oct 2014). This, mostly social media, campaign is seeking to promote fantastic library services, activities and staff, and also to increase membership by getting existing members to encourage … Continue reading

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TV soaps, libraries and public debate – guest post

Can soap operas tell us anything meaningful about ourselves and the way we live? Do they document our times? I imagine they aim to, although many of us will dismiss them as fluff. Nevertheless even a casual viewer would note, … Continue reading

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